Daily Archives: 20 November 2006

The Cloud of Witnesses

I would like to put up one more post for the upcoming meeting between the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Holy Father. As I posted before, the Pope delivered an address before an ecumenical meeting at Cologne on August 19, … Continue reading

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Target: Asteroid

Is NASA seriously considering a human mission to an asteroid? That would be cool. “A human mission to a near Earth asteroid would be scientifically worthwhile,” said Chris McKay, deputy scientist in the Constellation science office at the NASA Johnson … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 59

Time to begin another chapter. Number three covers the other six sacraments, plus sacramentals. The purpose of the sacraments is to sanctify (people), to build up the body of Christ, and, finally, to give worship to God; because they are … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 58

A new rite for concelebration is to be drawn up and inserted into the Pontifical and into the Roman Missal. One of the shortest sections in all of Vatican II.

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Organs of Rome, Second Movement, Santa Maria Maggiore

More from my friend Steve’s pilgrimage: Evening came and morning followed . . . . . .the second day. At noon on Sunday we walked to St. Peter’s Square for the noontime Angelus prayer and address by Pope Benedict. The … Continue reading

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